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Replacement Tires. Any recommendations?

mikieguns5mikieguns5 NJPosts: 15
edited November 2016 in Honda
Hi. Any tire experts out there? My minivan is on year 4. Time to replace the tires it seems. (at least the 2 in the back I am told). I see good sales at Sears but have no idea if these are any good. Any thoughts? thanks!!

Cooper CS3 TOURING 235/65R17 104T BW All-Season Tire $115

Continental ContiProContact - P235/65R17 103T - All Season Tire $125

DieHard Silver Touring All-Season Tire - P235/65R17 103T $112

Guardsman LT - P235/65R17 103S - All Season Tire $91

Goodyear Weatherhandler Fuel Max P235/65R17 103H BW All-Season $89


http://www.sears.com/automotive-tires-wheels-tires-all-tires/b-1289603153?Tire Size=235-65-17&filterList=Tire Size&unitNo=0006404

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  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 54,942
    I would check TireRack.com for consumer reviews. Take note of those from other members with minivans.

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  • steverstever Posts: 52,573
    edited November 2016
    I recently got some Continentals for my '09 Grand Caravan based on a personal recommendation or two around here.

    They are the True Contacts. I was afraid they might be too stiff since they have a high treadwear count, but so far so good. It's early days but they seem fine. They were around $115 at Walmart for a 16" tire, so your 17s would run a bit more.

    When I lived in snow country, I ran Nokian WRG2s and really liked them. They were especially good in rain (nothing is going to really help a minivan much in snow). But they are pricey and can be hard to find.
  • dave_dudedave_dude FloridaPosts: 14
  • dave_dudedave_dude FloridaPosts: 14
    Falken Sincera SN250 A/S
    235 /65 R17 104T SL BSW
    Mileage Warranty: 80,000 Miles
    Treadwear: 720
    Traction: A
    Temperature: B
    Speed Rating: T
    Customer Rating: 10
    $106.85 each

  • I usually buy from Tire Rack. Why don't you consider replacing them with the same brand it served you well?
  • COSTCO is a great place to buy tires if you have one near you.
  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 54,942

    COSTCO is a great place to buy tires if you have one near you.

    I agree.. If they have the tire you want, you usually can't beat their price.

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  • berriberri Posts: 7,065
    If you have kids and a variable climate, might want to drop a few extra bucks on some Michelins. Generally good quality, wear and treads.
  • Tires are not something that you want to skimp on. Check reviews on brands that you like as well as what other van owners recommend.
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